How to Make an Origami Lotus Flower by Tadashi Mori

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In this video tutorial you will to learn, how to make an origami Lotus flower designed by Tadashi Mori. An awesome origami project that is easy and looks really cool. Beautiful right! And so easy. Your friends will think you are an origami master! I have my little Lotus flowers sitting around my house making my shelves more interesting and creating conversation. A great way to use one of these flowers would also include slipping a sweet little note right into the center of the pedals and gifting to a friend or loved one.

With 12 piece of paper and some clever folding, you can make a delicate origami lotus flower. Here’s how to do it. You will need:
1) 13.5 by 7.5 cm yellow double sided paper x8 for the lotus flower petals
2) 13.5 by 7.5 cm green double sided papper x4 for the lotus flower leaves.

How to Make an Origami Lotus Flower by Tadashi Mori
The beautiful origami lotus is much simpler than it looks! Make it with some special textured paper for a lovely effect. It works best with paper that is a little flexible, as step 7 (see the video below) can sometimes make the paper rip if it is too brittle.
Have you ever heard that the soothing power of repetition has a calming and peaceful effect on the spirit? By repeatedly folding this traditional origami lotus flower that calming effect is precisely what you might experience. When we fold the same origami figure many times, maybe even experimenting with different papers and sizes, we also begin to discover some of its secrets. As we understand the folding process more clearly we can develop easier ways to fold it.

Originally posted 2015-03-26 01:34:06. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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